Reddish-gray musk shrew

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Reddish-gray musk shrew
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Crocidura
C. cyanea
Binomial name
Crocidura cyanea
(Duvernoy, 1838)
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Reddish-gray musk shrew range

The reddish-gray musk shrew (Crocidura cyanea) is a species of mammal in the family Soricidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, and caves.


  1. ^ Baxter, R.; Hutterer, R.; Griffin, M. & Howell, K. (2008). "Crocidura cyanea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 October 2009. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of least concern.